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  1. NPF is pleased to announce the launch of its new online store, where you can order from our new line of custom t-shirts, mugs, tote bags & more! Order today to have them in time for Parkinson’s Awareness Month in April. Show the world you’ll do “Whatever It Takes to Beat Parkinson’s!”
  2. Hello everyone, NPF wants to help you or your loved one with Parkinson's get the best care possible during a hospital stay. Join us for a free webinar that will prepare and empower people with Parkinson's before, during and after a hospital visit. REGISTER NOW: www.parkinson.org/webinar What: Hospitalization: An Action Plan to be Aware in Care When: April 5, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET Who: NPF's National Medical Director, world-renowned movement disorder specialist Michael S. Okun, MD, and Anhar Hassan, MD, both from the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration. Registration: Online pre-registration is required. You can also gather your friends, family, caregivers and support group to watch the webinar together. For more information: National Parkinson Foundation Helpline 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636) helpline@parkinson.org To learn more about the Aware in Care campaign, please visit www.awareincare.org. Thank you! Cathy Whitlock Digital Communications Manager National Parkinson Foundation
  3. Hello everyone, NPF wants to help you or your loved one with Parkinson's get the best care possible during a hospital stay. Join us for a free webinar that will prepare and empower people with Parkinson's before, during and after a hospital visit. REGISTER NOW: www.parkinson.org/webinar What: Hospitalization: An Action Plan to be Aware in Care When: April 5, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. ET Who: NPF's National Medical Director, world-renowned movement disorder specialist Michael S. Okun, MD, and Anhar Hassan, MD, both from the University of Florida Center for Movement Disorders & Neurorestoration. Registration: Online pre-registration is required. You can also gather your friends, family, caregivers and support group to watch the webinar together. For more information: National Parkinson Foundation Helpline 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636) helpline@parkinson.org To learn more about the Aware in Care campaign, please visit www.awareincare.org. Thank you! Cathy Whitlock Digital Communications Manager National Parkinson Foundation
  4. Beachdog, can't wait to see your nomination! Try this link: Parkinson's Superstars
  5. Dr. Okun, One of NPF's Facebook fans has a question for you about this news article: http://www.kplctv.com/Global/story.asp?S=4073107 He is wondering if you can explain what this research means, particularly what "whey" they are talking about. Thank you!
  6. Benefits of Creatin and CoQ10

    Good morning, Dr. Okun! We had a question on our Facebook page that is perfect for you. Deborah would like to know about the benefits of Creatin. Does it help PD patients? What about CoQ10? Thank you! Our Facebook fans look forward to your answer.
  7. Share Your Story with NPF

    Share Your Story with NPF: Are you living with Parkinson's disease? Are you a caregiver of someone living with Parkinson's disease? Are you a loved one of someone living with Parkinson's disease? If the answer is YES, you have a story to tell. Your story may be featured on www.parkinson.org. Go to http://www.parkinson.org/Community/Personal-Stories/Share-Your-Story.aspx.
  8. Are you a caregiver of someone with PD? NPF is looking for a guest blog for the Caregiver Blog on Parkinson.org. November is National Family Caregivers Month—we’d like to highlight what knowledge/tips you have found most helpful as a caregiver. If you are interested, please submit a Word document (one to two pages in length) to Leilani Pearl, Director of Communications: lpearl@parkinson.org with your full name, e-mail and phone number. Please provide some background info. on how long you have been a caregiver and if you attend any NPF-sponsored support groups. Deadline for submission is 10/25. For more information: http://www.parkinson.org/Caregivers/Caregivers---On-The-Blog.
  9. onset symptoms?

    AnxiousAn, Cathy from NPF here. I saw what you said about living in Singapore and wondered if you knew that NPF has a Center of Excellence there? Here is the information, just in case: National Neuroscience Institute Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Centre 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng Singapore 308433 Louis Tan, MD 65-6357-7171 www.nni.com.sg I hope this information helps.
  10. Southeastern Parkinson Disease Conference

    Can't make it to Atlanta for the 2010 Southeastern Parkinson Disease Conference and Young Onset Parkinson Conference? Attend the Live Webcast at no cost! Register here and you will be able to attend the 2010 Southeastern Parkinson Disease Conference and Young Onset Parkinson Conference from your own home. The program is not strictly for younger people with PD; much of the information will pertain to people with PD of all ages. NOTE: For additional details or to register for the full conference in Atlanta, go to http://www.parkinson.org/yopc Spread the word, forward this message!
  11. Can't make it to Atlanta for the 2010 Southeastern Parkinson Disease Conference and Young Onset Parkinson Conference? Attend the Live Webcast at no cost! Register here and you will be able to attend the 2010 Southeastern Parkinson Disease Conference and Young Onset Parkinson Conference from your own home. The program is not strictly for younger people with PD; much of the information will pertain to people with PD of all ages. NOTE: For additional details or to register for the full conference in Atlanta, go to http://www.parkinson.org/yopc Spread the word, forward this message!
  12. Dr. Okun's latest "What's Hot in PD?" blog is up and ready for you to read! Please note that we've enabled comments on the blog in case you have something you'd like to add. Dry Cleaning Solvents and Potential Environmental Risks for Developing Parkinson’s Disease
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